• Short Summary

    A new airship 'Bournemouth' has a problem on a test fight in Cardington.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Airship Crashes".

    Cardington, Bedfordshire. A new airship 'Bournemouth' has a problem on a test fight in Cardington.

    LV The Airship 'Bournemouth' (1st 7 ft. for Super. title). SV Gondolas. CU Lord Ventry. LV 'Bournemouth' taking off. MV Crowd. MV Bournemouth in flight. SV Bournemouth in flight, banking sharply to port. MV Airship laying on hangar roof pan. SV Lord Ventry coming down from roof. SV Tail unit being carried away. MV Airship being deflated.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1469.38
    Media URN:
    47948
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:45:00 / 01:44:30:00
    Canister:
    51/67

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This film shows the craft's third ever flight. It was repaired following this crash and flew a total of 11 times. It's Registration Number is G-AMJH.

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